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bemused Explained

bemused at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


bemused at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1700-1800; Origin: MUSE1]// looking as if you are confused// bewildered// --a bemused expression// bemused by// --He looked slightly bemused by all the questions.// -- bemusedly/b[hA366]mju[hA359]z[hA369]dli/ adv // -- bemusement n [U] // --a look of bemusement// -- bemuse v [T] //

bemused at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

75 Moby Thesaurus words for "bemused":
absent, absentminded, absorbed, abstracted, addled, beery,
besotted, blind drunk, castle-building, crapulent, crapulous,
daydreaming, daydreamy, distrait, dizzy, dreaming, dreamy,
drenched, drowsing, drunk, drunken, ecstatic, elsewhere, engrossed,
far-gone, faraway, flustered, fou, full, gay, giddy, glorious,
half-awake, happy, in a reverie, in liquor, in the clouds,
inebriate, inebriated, inebrious, intoxicated, jolly, lost,
lost in thought, maudlin, meditative, mellow, merry, mooning,
moonraking, muddled, museful, musing, napping, nappy, nodding,
oblivious, pensive, pipe-dreaming, preoccupied, rapt, reeling,
shikker, sodden, somewhere else, sotted, stargazing, taken up,
tiddly, tipsy, transported, unconscious, under the influence,
woolgathering, wrapped in thought

bemused at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: deeply absorbed in thought; "as distant and bemused as a
professor listening to the prattling of his freshman
class"; "lost in thought"; "a preoccupied frown" [syn:
{deep in thought(p)}, {lost(p)}, {preoccupied}]
2: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements;
filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his
questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and
confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt
lost on the first day of school" [syn: {baffled}, {befuddled},
{bewildered}, {confounded}, {confused}, {lost}, {mazed},
{mixed-up}, {at sea}]

bemused at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: past of » bemuse


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • deeply thoughtful; preoccupied
    1. perplexed and bewildered

    Translation: de » bemused
    Translation: et » bemused
    Translation: el » bemused
    Translation: fr » bemused
    Translation: kn » bemused
    Translation: hu » bemused
    Translation: mg » bemused
    Translation: my » bemused
    Translation: ja » bemused
    Translation: fi » bemused
    Translation: vi » bemused
    Translation: zh » bemused